Hospital bus stops a win for Latrobe Valley

Patients, families and visitors will benefit from the opening of a bus stop to service the Latrobe Regional Hospital after more than 12 months of determined lobbying, Nationals Member for Morwell Russell Northe has said. Mr Northe revisited the issue in State Parliament on Thursday, after inaction from the Andrews Government to utilise the stop.…

Northe continues fight for CFA volunteers

Member for Morwell Russell Northe has continued the fight in Parliament this week on behalf of local Country Fie Authority (CFA) volunteers. Mr Northe said local CFA volunteers have expressed extreme concern that Premier Daniel Andrews interference in Enterprise Bargaining Agreement (EBA) negotiations with the United Fire Fighters Union (UFU) will leave CFA volunteers worse…

Regional Achievement Awards now open

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is inviting the community to consider nominating a local high achiever for the Victorian Regional Achievement and Community Awards. Mr Northe said the awards encourage, acknowledge and reward the valuable contribution individuals, businesses, groups and organisations are making in regional and rural Victoria. “The Regional Achievement and Community Awards began…

Latrobe Valley’s unused nappies wanted

Member for Morwell Russell Northe is again participating in the Nappy Collective Giving Project and encouraging local parents with leftover unused nappies to donate them. Mr Northe said the Nappy Collective Project aims to collect hundreds of thousands of leftover nappies from 400 official drop points in 39 towns and cities across Australia. “To date…